From Berlin to Wembley and from relegation to the first fights, football documentaries provide unique insights behind the scenes of global sport.
If you don’t want to miss football matches between the Bundesliga, Europa League and Champions League, you can currently not avoid DAZN, Sky, Amazon Prime Video and RTL+ (formerly TVNOW). But even after the final whistle you’ll get your money’s worth – at least if you care about what’s going on off the field. With exciting documentaries and series, streaming services take you to the catacombs of the football world and give you exciting insights into the private lives of your stars.
Football Documentaries in Series
A 90-minute game, Football Documentary, on the other hand, likes to have several episodes. If you want to take a break between ideas, the following series should suit your taste:
“MSV – My heart is beating asleep here”
MSV Duisburg, one of the famous clubs in the Bundesliga, has been trying hard to find a way out of the third tier in recent years. But instead of making it to a safe shore, there is now a threat of relegation to the Amateur Football League. The loyalty of the masses is stubborn, but their patience stretches to breaking point. Can the club find its way out of the crisis? There have been four new episodes since June 21.
You can find the documentary series live on RTL+ (formerly TVNOW)
In addition to their passion for round leather, Anis Ben Hatira, Shenedu Eddy, Kevin-Prince Boateng, Ashkan Dejaga and Patrick Ebert have one thing in common: they are all Berlin kids, they all had to overcome social obstacles in their youth and they all made their breakthroughs at Hertha BSC. like the so-called old lady You can discover in the DAZN documentary “Underground of Berlin” that five friends from a world full of prejudice, deprivation and crime led them into the world of football.
Season 1 and 2 are now broadcasting on DAZN
Inside Borussia Dortmund
The stars under the yellow and black shirt together look back at their past matches, their successes, the club and the city in the Ruhr region. Between the bootcamp and the locker room, the field and the house, the four-part documentary gives you the impression of being very close. By the way, BVB fans can also get more impressions with the documentary series “BVB 09 – Stories Who We Are”, which can be viewed on DAZN.
With Amazon Prime, you can get closer to your BVB stars than ever before
With Sky’s multi-part “Stars of the Bundesliga” series, you will test the careers of well-known talents such as Robert Lewandowski, Lars Stindel, Manuel Neuer, Mats Hummels, Jadon Sancho, Kevin-Prince Boateng and Christoph Kramer. The legends and coaches of the Bundesliga have their say, examining the potential of players experiencing all the ups and downs.
You can switch with Sky Ticket
Neymar: complete chaos
Neymar knew from a young age that he had what it took to be a world class footballer. But success at a young age brings with it a downside that a living legend must learn to deal with. Not least due to some questionable ingestion, the Brazilian superstar has gained worldwide fame and shown that he can achieve more faster. In the three-part miniseries, Netflix highlights life’s journey between confession and rejection, passion and hate, triumph and scandal.
Netflix takes you into Neymar’s life
All or nothing: Juventus
Anyone who has always wanted to know how the club is trying to rescue itself from the crisis, how much trust they really have in players and coaches and how fans’ expectations are reflected in everyday life in the world of football, should have on Amazon Prime Video when they say: all or nothing! The 2020/21 season presented a huge challenge for Juventus in particular.
By the way: Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur have already received a documentary “All or Nothing” from Amazon.
You can relive the 2020/21 season with Juventus on Amazon Prime Video
Bayern Munich – behind the legend
Between the Corona pandemic and the success of the Champions League, Bayern Munich gave Amazon Prime Video a behind-the-scenes look for the first time with “FC Bayern – Behind the Legend”. Six episodes that show you how the stars of the best club train, how to prepare for the next match and what special antics to hide before each match.
Immerse yourself in the world of FC Bayern
Maradona – Life is like a dream
Hardly any name makes the eyes of football fans light up like Maradona. Despite his height of only 1.65 meters and a plump belly, the legend regularly danced dizzy opponents, thus receiving the title of best football player in the world four times. But his successful life has not been touched by scandals. The “golden boy” is said to be a regular abuser of drugs and stimulants. In 2020, Maradona’s unique talent passed away, leaving the world with tears in her eyes.
Amazon Prime reveals who is behind Maradona’s name
If you want some fantasy after a documentary marathon, you shouldn’t miss these sports movies:
Those who prefer the film short and cute can get to know the person behind a big name in the following documentaries and gather some knowledge that should ensure recognition in the next public viewing.
“Kings of Football Fields – My Way to Become a Professional”
Not all of the professionals vying for the top-flight title today weren’t lucky enough to start their careers in a performance-oriented gym. Names like Kevin-Prince Boateng, Robin Gosens and Nadiem Amiri who, in addition to their passion for round leather, have one thing in common: they probably belong to the last generation of talents who started their careers on the street.
You can watch the street kickers march on RTL +
“Being Mario Gotze”
At just 22 years old, Mario Gotze led Germany to the world title in 2014. But what does it feel like to become a world star in 113 minutes at such a young age? Since then, Götze has had to deal with numerous injuries, making difficult decisions and fearing for the best interests of his fans. Can the body and mind bear this pressure?
You can currently stream the movie on DAZN
Antoine Griezmann – A legend is born
France international Antoine Griezmann couldn’t put a wrench in the works with his simple stature. In 60 short minutes you will learn how a dream can overcome all obstacles.
Follow Griezmann’s life journey now on Netflix
You have 90 minutes but the game is not working? Then he seized the moment to tackle one of the greatest footballers of the 21st century. Since its inception, Cristiano Ronaldo has divided the world of football. Time and time again he has to be compared to Lionel Messi and he doesn’t come down easily. In the documentary “Ronaldo” you can find out how the Portuguese won his first place.
Joins CR7 on Amazon Prime
“Schoenesteiger Memories – From Beginning to Legend”
To become a world star, you need one thing above all else: passion. Amazon proves it well in the documentary on Bastian Schweinsteiger. In addition to football legends such as Karl-Heinz Rummenigge and Oliver Kahn, the Schweinsteiger family, who practically put football in its infancy, also have an opinion.
Two hours of pure Schweinsteiger await you on Prime Video
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